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The Problem with “Write What You Know”

I watched a TED talk recently by a rather well-known author who has an amazing personal story. (If you don’t know what a TED talk is, look it up. You’re missing some awesome stuff.) Elif Shafak grew up as a … Continue reading

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Just write: sometimes, it’s wrong

Just write! Oft heard advice to writers who are struggling, whether with a months-long block or a single elusive perfect word that stubbornly refuses to move from the tip of the tongue to the page. You can’t edit a blank … Continue reading

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